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Member Only Hours at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas

Spring Break, Day #2! We started our second day of Spring Break at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science for Members Only!  It’s one of the many GREAT perks of being a… Continue reading

Dallas Mavericks Game at American Airlines Center

Spring Break! Two of the best words… ever! To kick start our break, my daughter and I went to a Dallas Mavericks Game with some friends at American Airlines Center. We arrived early… Continue reading

Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium Coupon Offer

I’ve got a great coupon offer from Sea Life Grapevine Aquarium! SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium – Over 5,000 sea creatures, 30 incredible displays and a 360 degree ocean tunnel! SEA LIFE Aquarium will… Continue reading

Butterflies in the Garden, Fort Worth Botanic Gardens

Updated March, 2016 The amazing Fort Worth Botanic Gardens for Butterflies in the Garden. Know Before You Go  The event runs from March 1st through April 3rd. After years of long lines, they… Continue reading

Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park, Mansfield

Mansfield opened the Elmer W. Oliver Nature Park in January, 2014, and it’s become one of our favorite places to go for mid-week fun and exploration!  Of course, it’s just right down the… Continue reading

Marti Van Ravenswaay Park, Arlington

Although it’s February, we had beautiful weather and a busy weekend enjoying it!  After attending a cub scout bridging ceremony and campout Saturday night at Loyd Park in Grand Prairie, we came home… Continue reading

Gatsplat Indoor Paintball Fields, Lewisville

My oldest son has chosen to celebrate his 14th, 15th and 16th birthday at Gatsplat Indoor Paintball Field in Lewisville, and I think that is quite a recommendation for them, since I offer… Continue reading

Flight Deck Trampoline Park, Fort Worth

The other day I was reading an article listing romantic dates for Valentine’s Day BESIDES dinner and a movie in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, and one of the places mentioned was Flight Deck… Continue reading

Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo, Fort Worth

I grew up in Houston, and going to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was an annual tradition for us!  Now that I live in the DFW Metroplex, I’m thrilled to take my… Continue reading

Oak Cliff Nature Preserve, Dallas

The thing about winter hiking in Texas is you never can know exactly how to dress.  We visited Oak Cliff Nature Preserve in Dallas today, and we started the morning off with coats,… Continue reading

Allan Saxe Park, Arlington

It was chilly today when we visited Allan Saxe Park in Arlington, not your typical day in the park.  However, we take what we can get, and a quick glance at the weather… Continue reading

Polar Plunge on New Year’s Day, Arlington YMCA

There are lots of fun ways to celebrate on New Year’s Eve, but one of the most fun ways to celebrate New Year’s Day is by taking a Polar Plunge! We took the… Continue reading

Penguin Exhibit, Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

It’s Christmas break, and I’ve been letting the kids take turns choosing our daily destinations.  My youngest chose the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, one of his favorites.  I’ve been wanting… Continue reading

Perini Ranch Steakhouse, Buffalo Gap

When you visit Buffalo Gap, locals will suggest you try lunch or dinner at the hay barn.  It may not sound appetizing, but they are actually referring you to one of the BEST… Continue reading

Buffalo Gap Historical Village

Our family loves history, and during a weekend getaway to Abilene State Park, we visited the historic little town of Buffalo Gap, and the Buffalo Gap Historic Village, which is like a step back… Continue reading